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Restrictions & Moving My Body
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      2 comments

Yesterday I had great news! No need to re-do the eye surgery! Although I still have some lifting restrictions I can start slowly into a walking routine. No bicycle or motorcycle yet but this is huge progress. I'm happy about this. ... Read more
Some Progress Today
Tuesday, March 19, 2019      2 comments

It is week 5 since workout restrictions went in place. Today I was able to do light a resistance band workout. I can't tell you how good that felt! It is a true blessing to be able to move the body. Hopefully next week I'll be able to drive a... Read more
Beauty For My Eyes
Thursday, March 14, 2019      3 comments

Today I woke up and I can see the beauty in the day. I'm thankful to have the gift of sight. We should never take our sight for granted. Never take working out for granted either! When the Retina specialist told me I couldn't workout, I w... Read more
Connect These Dots
Thursday, February 28, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday I saw the optometrist for glaucoma testing. That went okay. More bright lights and drops. No glaucoma. It has only been 3 weeks since my first eye had surgery and 2 for my left eye. Unfortunately, the restrictions for exercise weren't ... Read more
Celebrate Achievement Day
Tuesday, February 26, 2019      2 comments

I thought this was a good time to celebrate quitting bad habits. So I came up with this. You may have seen the spotlight today. Why not? ... Read more
Eating Nutritiously
Monday, February 25, 2019      2 comments

Getting to a "healthy" weight for me, was taking baby steps and cutting down on EVERYTHING I was eating. Even if it was a sandwich. Eventually my stomach shrank and then I could concentrate on what was healthy. There are many of my family ... Read more
Physical Challenges
Thursday, February 14, 2019      3 comments

My body seems to self sabotage itself every year some how or another. It makes it rather hard to stay motivated. Now it is my eyes causing me issues and have been given restrictions. My trip to the optometrist revealed a hole and a tear in my ... Read more
Bone Strength
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      1 comments

Coach Nicole posted this awhile ago about bone strength https://www.sparkpeople.
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Stay Strong
Friday, January 25, 2019      2 comments

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Weakening Bones
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      2 comments

Doctor visit today, I wasn't so thrilled to go, but did anyway. Even though I have been strength training for over 10 yrs and eat healthy, He told me my bone density test said my bones are weakening. Unfortunatly, he didn't tell me any new ne... Read more
Sandhill Cranes That Won't Fly Away!
Sunday, May 20, 2018      4 comments

Since the neighbors are feeding these two, they aren't flying north. Maybe they are fulltime residents, not sure. I really wish people would understand why they shouldn't feed the wildlife! ... Read more
Rewards for a Healthier Me!
Monday, May 14, 2018      11 comments

In the past month or so I have learned a lot of things that I either forgot or didn't know. As a reward this week, I have decided to invest in a new juicer. I have done extensive research on them and have decided to go with the slow juicer by Om... Read more
Rewarding Myself
Sunday, May 13, 2018      11 comments

Thank you for: Making me a healthy breakfast, lunch, and protein balls! Thanks for going on a walk and doing strength training Thank you for trying to get fit and healthy With love, me, myself, and I ... Read more
Enjoying My Day!
Saturday, May 12, 2018      5 comments

Today I went for my usual early walk with my DH. He went on a cycle ride with friends. I passed on it hoping to have some alone time, which worked out Great! I did kickboxing2 then stretching and some hip strengthening. I also did some yoga and ... Read more
What's Working for Me
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      9 comments

My 7 week nutrition program is over and I feel it's working! I wasn't sure if I should spend more money on another program but then I thought wait, I sure can if I think it may work or maybe I can learn something that I'm missing here at spark. ... Read more

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